ABSA Bank Kenya has appointed Charles Njenga Murito as its independent non-executive director.
ABSA board chairperson Charles Munene announced in a statement that Murito will be taking up his new duties immediately.
“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Njenga Murito as Independent Non- Executive director in Absa Bank Kenya Plc with effect from 24 June 2020,” said Munene.
Murito is currently the government affairs and public policy director for Sub- Sahara Africa at Google, a job that he started in February this year.
He holds an MBA (Entertainment Business and Finance) Cass Business School, City University, UK and Bachelor of Science (Psychology and management) degree from Woodbury University in California.
Under his new role, Murito will be expected to steer the bank’s growth strategy through his knowledge and experience in technology, innovation and data.
“Charles brings to the board his notable experience in technology, innovation, and data which are key elements of the bank’s growth strategy,” he added.